The tug Centaur II was built few years ago in Gdansk, Poland. You can spot it in Gdynia harbour, Poland.
Centaur II can be used for towing, piloting, fire extinguishing and assisting the ships in ports and on Baltic sea, also in average ice conditions.
The paper model is to scale 1 : 100. This scale allows model to be very detailed. Just look at the Wheelhouse! It doesn't show in a picture, but in the model there is a coffee mug which you can put on the desk in a wheelhouse :)
Battleship Mikasa was launched and christened in 1900. She was christen by baroness Hayashi, wife of Japanese ambassador in Great Britain.
I wasn't kidding when I said there was lots more great stuff to come from the Revell stand!
Greeting everyone at the entrance was a fantastic display including a very impressive Kenworth truck model, plus the award-winning VW Transporter and Trabant kits from 2009:
Having just returned from Nuremberg and begun catching up, I wanted to post a short tribute to Sue Richardson, who sadly passed away on February 5th.
Fishery Protection Vessel Hirta was built in Gdansk, Poland. The ship was named and launched on 17 August 2007. Hirta was handed over to the owner in May 2008.
Hirta operates around Scotland and on the fisheries of north-east Atlantic. Her task is to make sure that the fishery laws (British, European Union and international ones) are obeyed in order to preserve maritime resources and ecological balance.